The table below looks at the statistics for the Application Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Application Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Security Specialist
Rank 890 897 874
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Application Security Specialist 21 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.023% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.023% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 22
Average salary £80,000 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.23% -29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-12.19% -14.58%
Application Security Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
91034 94080 92393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 77282 78659 75191
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Application Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Application Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Application Security Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist across the England region.

Application Security Specialist Salary Trend in England

Application Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Application Security Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Application Security Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 19 £80,000 +88.23% 2
South East -7 1 £47,500 +11.76%
East of England - 1 £42,500 -
Application Security Specialist
UK

Application Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Application Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Application Security Specialist in their job title.

1 20 (74.07%) Security Testing
1 20 (74.07%) Secure Coding
2 18 (66.67%) OWASP
3 12 (44.44%) Finance
3 12 (44.44%) Java
3 12 (44.44%) .NET
4 11 (40.74%) C#
4 11 (40.74%) Information Security
4 11 (40.74%) SDLC
4 11 (40.74%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
5 10 (37.04%) Spring
5 10 (37.04%) Financial Institution
5 10 (37.04%) RDBMS
5 10 (37.04%) C++
5 10 (37.04%) Struts
5 10 (37.04%) C
5 10 (37.04%) Python
6 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
6 8 (29.63%) Firewall
7 7 (25.93%) Degree
7 7 (25.93%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (25.93%) PCI DSS
8 6 (22.22%) CISSP
9 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (18.52%) CISM
10 4 (14.81%) CCNA
10 4 (14.81%) SSCP
10 4 (14.81%) CEH
10 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development

Application Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Application Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Application Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) BGP
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) IPv6
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) MPLS
3 1 (3.70%) OSPF
3 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) RDBMS
1 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Financial Institution
3 4 (14.81%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) Spring
2 10 (37.04%) Struts
3 3 (11.11%) LAMP
4 1 (3.70%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.81%) Social Media
2 3 (11.11%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Secure Coding
1 20 (74.07%) Security Testing
2 18 (66.67%) OWASP
3 11 (40.74%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (40.74%) Information Security
3 11 (40.74%) SDLC
4 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
5 7 (25.93%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (11.11%) BPMN
8 3 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (11.11%) MVC
8 3 (11.11%) MVVM
8 3 (11.11%) OOP
8 3 (11.11%) UML
8 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (7.41%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) C#
3 10 (37.04%) C
3 10 (37.04%) C++
3 10 (37.04%) Python
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) CISSP
3 5 (18.52%) CISM
4 4 (14.81%) CCNA
4 4 (14.81%) CEH
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (14.81%) MCSE
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (14.81%) SSCP
5 1 (3.70%) SANS
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco
1 1 (3.70%) Juniper
1 1 (3.70%) Qualys
1 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire
1 1 (3.70%) Splunk
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